6 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on August 8, 2013 in the Black Sea countries’ region / Map


According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, there were 6 earthquakes with the magnitude of more than 3.0 on August 8, 2013 (according to Coordinated Universal Time – UTC) in the Black Sea countries’ region.

Date & Time, UTC

Latitude

Longitude

Depth, km

Mag

Region name

2013-08-08   16:35:27.0

38.73

N

22.64

E

10

3.5

GREECE

2013-08-08   08:25:38.0

34.21

N

34.53

E

20

3.5

CYPRUS REGION

2013-08-08   06:38:38.0

41.23

N

44.02

E

2

3.2

GEORGIA (SAK'ART'VELO)

2013-08-08   06:20:27.0

41.28

N

44.04

E

2

3.5

GEORGIA (SAK'ART'VELO)

2013-08-08   00:12:26.1

45.56

N

26.49

E

118

3.0

ROMANIA

2013-08-08   00:04:55.0

38.64

N

22.68

E

2

3.0

GREECE

 

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BSNews Reference Note:

Earthquake Hypocenter - the point  of the beginning of a fault.

Earthquake Epicenter - the projection of the hypocenter onto the Earth's surface

Earthquake Magnitude - the amount of energy released by an earthquake in the form of seismic waves.

Earthquake intensity - a measure of amount of the earth tremors at the territory, covered by the earthquake; depends on of the magnitude and depth of the hypocenter.
Different countries use different scales of earthquake intensity. In Europe, Russia and the United States a 12-point scale is used.

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